Training Courses

Upcoming Training Courses

1stJan

Tech Connect May Speaker Lineup announced

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Get your ticket for Tech Connect now! During the pandemic, you probably started to understand the importance of accessibility and creativity in technology even more than perhaps you did before. Join us for an afternoon of educational and entertaining talks from some of Cornwall and the UK’s best companies and…

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9thMay

BDD & Cucumber Training

09/05/2022 - 11/05/2022 / to
Location: Fibre Hub, Pool Redruth

*NEW DATES UPDATED* This course is now fully booked but please click on Book Now to go on the waiting list for our next session About Behaviour-Driven Development BDD – Behaviour-Driven Development – is an approach to software development that not only focuses on fast and maintainable automated tests but…

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12thApr

Docker Advanced – Craig Buckler

12/04/2022 - 12/04/2022 / 14:00 to 15:00
Location: Online via Zoom

Aimed at software developers who’d like to start or consider using Docker to manage projects and dependencies. -Installing Docker on Linux, Mac OS, and Windows -Best practises for using Docker on your new and existing software projects -Building and using your own images -Pushing to image repositories -Further resources –…

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29thMar

Adding OKRs to agile: passing fashion or lasting benefit? – Allan Kelly

29/03/2022 - 29/03/2022 / 14:00 to 15:00
Location: Online

Increasingly companies are adding the *Objectives and Key Results* management system used by Intel and Google to agile teams. Even the controversial SAFe method now includes OKRs.  On first inspection OKRs can look a lot like a reversal of agile: an attempt to restore command-and-control and crack the “work harder…

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22ndMar

Cultural Models – Mark Gray

22/03/2022 - 22/03/2022 / 14:00 to 15:00
Location: Online

The key factor in determining how successful and long lived any transformation will be is the underlying culture of the organization. This will determine how fast you will revert to old ways of working or how sticky any change will be. Transformation especially successful agile transformation is an organisation wide…

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15thMar

What’s New in Regulated Medical Software Development – Brian Shoemaker & Nancy Van Schooenderwoert

15/03/2022 - 15/03/2022 / 14:00 to 15:00
Location: Online via Zoom

For seasoned professionals in the medical product industry, the landscape has been changing – not only the regulatory side, but in the realities of newer technologies and the capabilities they place within reach for all. This one-hour course will bring you up to date on the most significant regulatory changes…

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8thMar

Docker Introduction – Craig Buckler

08/03/2022 - 08/03/2022 / 14:00 to 15:00
Location: Online via Zoom

Aimed at a technical audience who want to find out how Docker can help software projects. -What problems does Docker solve? -How Docker works -Docker benefits -Launching containerized applications -Terminology and technology overview -Docker Compose -Further resources -Question & answer session Please note these sessions are only available to Software…

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25thJan

Test Driven Development – Kevlin Henney

25/01/2022 - 25/01/2022 / 14:00 to 15:00
Location: Online via Zoom

In recent years, developers have moved to a more feedback-driven style of development, integrating testing into their day-to-day activities to support more agile development and more continuous delivery. The epitome of this test-early/test-often/test-automatically approach is test-driven development (TDD). Although many developers are familiar with the term, many are unfamiliar with…

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1stFeb

Modelling – Kevlin Henney

01/02/2022 - 01/02/2022 / 14:00 to 15:00
Location: Online via Zoom

Software systems codify models of how a business works, how users interact and what an application does, but often the only model available to developers is the code. The code is where the system exists, but it is often not abstracted enough to allow easy reasoning about the domain, the…

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1stMar

Introduction to Regulated Medical Software Development – Brian Shoemaker & Nancy Van Schooenderwoert

01/03/2022 - 01/03/2022 / 14:00 to 15:00
Location: Online via Zoom

Learning in the school of hard knocks is expensive and risky.  This one-hour course will teach you the concepts that professionals moving to regulated medical product work wish they knew right from the start. The focus is on two key areas: helping you build the foundations you need to understand…

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22ndFeb

Not your Grandparent’s C++ – Phil Nash

22/02/2022 - 22/02/2022 / 14:00 to 15:00
Location: Online via Zoom

C++ has been around since the 80s, and is based on a legacy that stretches back to the 70s, 60s and earlier (depending on how you measure it). A remarkable heritage, but given the quantity and quality of “modern” programming languages available today is it really relevant anymore? Isn’t it…

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15thFeb

Design Thinking – Darren Brandwood

15/02/2022 - 15/02/2022 / 14:00 to 15:00
Location: Online via Zoom

Experience design thinking through a fast paced, one hour, collaborative activity. Learn about how IBM scales Design Thinking for large organisations: Principles How we frame and approach every problem. The Loop – How we act to learn and effect change. The Keys – Human-centered management practices to keep teams aligned….

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11thJan

Intro to Systems Thinking – Mark Gray

11/01/2022 - 11/01/2022 / 14:00 to 15:00
Location: Online

Systems Thinking provides a set of tools and mental models to frame problems within the overall context of the business. This introduction session will use a series of fun and informative games/exercises to teach the core mental models needed to start to get the benefits that system thinking offers. You…

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Our Training Prospectus

Based upon feedback from Cornwall's tech community, we're able to offer the following partially funded training courses. The course dates, price and availability will be determined based on volume of interest.

Agile Marketing

Delivered By: Lyssa-Fee Crump & Rachel Picken

This course will run over 2 mornings, a week apart from 10am – 1pm What you will learn: Wondering what Agile marketing is? Don’t worry, we’ve got you.  We’ve planned a jam-packed session that will help you unleash your inner Agile marketer.It requires a change in mindset but with our…

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Being a Leader in an Agile Organisation

Delivered By: Mark Gray

This course will run over 2 afternoons a week apart What you will learn Part 1: Overview of Agile and the Scrum framework. The importance of teams to Agile (4 3 2 1 model) Creating a Physiologically safe environment and the concept of servant leadership. Part 2: Where a manager…

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Agile Project Management

Delivered By: Belinda Waldock

Agile project management has grown in popularity, endorsed by businesses as an approach that enables teams to develop high performing and sustainable business models and operations. Agile Project management methods are proven to help business to identify and overcome barriers to growth. At its core, agile is a methodology that…

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Data Visualisation with Python

Delivered By: Tariq Rashid

This course will run over 6 weeks for 2 hours each week. An introduction with data visualisation using Python.  Python is one the top 3 most used languages in the world, and is the leading language for working with data.  Although the course will provide a refresher on Python, the…

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An Introduction to Machine Learning with PyTorch

Delivered By: Tariq Rashid

This course will run over 6 weeks for 2 hours each week. Python is one the top 3 most used languages in the world, and is the leading language for data science and AI.  PyTorch is one of the top 2 most popular frameworks for machine learning. Familiarity with Python…

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Product Ownership in Agile

Delivered By: Mark Gray

This course will run over 2 afternoons What you will learn Part 1: What is a Product Inception – Creating a new product 4 stances of a Product Owner  Story Mapping Functional decomposition Putting Value at the heart of product Part 2:  Product – Epic – Feature- Story etc.. 17…

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Introduction to Agile and Scrum

Delivered By: Mark Gray

This course will run over 1 afternoon Funded price only available to those booking on another training session with us. What you will learn Part 1: What is a Product Inception – Creating a new product 4 stances of a Product Owner  Story Mapping Functional decomposition Putting Value at the…

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Being an Effective Scrum Master

Delivered By: Mark Gray

This course will run over 2 afternoons What you will learn Part 1: The stances of a Scrum Master. What are the key skill areas that a Scrum Master needs? Developing the team and yourself. Assessing the maturity of the team and yourself. What we are trying to achieve with…

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An Introduction to Docker

Delivered By: Craig Buckler

Despite the benefits, Docker is often shunned by developers. It looks complex. Terminology can be impenetrable. Tutorials never explain how to use Docker during development. It need not be this way. This course demonstrates the core concepts and explains how to integrate Docker into new or existing development projects. You…

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Empowering Software Development Experts with Developer Security Essentials

Delivered By: Charles Weir & Facilitated by Allan Kelly

Course Content Do you have software development teams who could use support with software security and privacy? We are offering a lightweight solution at low cost, to: Give your technical leads a ‘security story’, that offers practical, marketable, security to suit the client; Support sensible business decisions around security and…

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Test Driven Development Training

Delivered By: Jon Jagger & Kevlin Henney

First Run 16th – 19th June 2020 with Jon Jagger and Kevlin Henney Course Content Testing forms an integral part of the modern software development flow. From customer facing acceptance tests to code-focused unit tests, automated testing is part of the fabric of a modern build process and deployment pipeline….

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